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Online Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM)
IPICS have introduced the Online Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) course. These online interactive meetings will be delivered in the evenings by an APICS recognised Instructor.
The Online Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) course has been designed by ASCM (APICS) to reduce knowledge gaps, use standard terminology developed by the industry and enhance internal communications across the extended supply chain.
The Online Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) course is suitable for supply chain professionals:
Start or restart your ASCM (APICS) supply chain education journey
As part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) collect maintenance points for your existing APICS CPIM, CSCP or CLTD Certifications
Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD)
The Online Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) course is built on pre-course homework, this is a pre-requisite to be able to actively participate and deepen knowledge.
The classes cover the complete FIM course, facilitiate discussions among students and allow them to clarify topics related to the actual class.
FIM covers the following modules:
Module 1: Operations Management
Module 2: Introduction to Inventory Management
Module 3: Purpose & Function of Inventory
Module 4: Inventory Replenishmnet Management
Module 5: Inventory Replenishment Techniques & Inventory Performance
Module 6: Lean Inventory – Theory and Practice
Module 7: Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement
Module 8: Sourcing Strategies
Module 9: Purchase Order Management and Performace Measurement
The FIM Online classes on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to 9pm include the following:
Nine two-hour online classes from 7pm to 9pm Dublin / London time on Wednesday evenings for Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) by an officially recognised APICS instructor starting on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 for 9 weeks to Wednesday 17th May 2023.
ASCM FIM e-Learning System: including Instructor-led slides, Case Studies accompanied with a series of questions and quizzes facilitating discussion, Online access for one year
APICS Dictionary App can be downloaded to your smartphone
Online supply chain simulation activity is used to achieve a good understanding of supply chain trade-offs and achieve a positive return on investment (ROI)
Class size minimum of 5 to a maximum class size of 15
Course price is €1095 per course participant
Each course participant is entitled to collect 27 certification maintenance points towards maintaining an already existing APICS certification. However, the course participant will have access to all the five Foundations of Supply Chain Management courses and upon completion of all five online courses a total of 135 certification maintenance points can be collected.
Foundations of Inventory Management (FIM) Online course dates are shown in the following link:
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